The 123 Show: Talking tech on the show today as Billy Clarke joins me to discuss the demise of Microsoft Paint, and the latest smartphones to look out for. And Radio 3’s Angie Man has been to find out how Chinese Opera is inspiring a new generation of fans at the Childrens Cantonese Opera Association (1:15pm-3pm, or email email@example.com)
James Ross in for Phil on Morning Brew for the final time for now - And this morning we hear from a TV producer who's looking for contestants for a new series of his TV show "The Apartment" - Riaz Mehta from Imagine Group TV will join us from Singapore. He'll be giving us the insight into what it's like to put together a TV series, and how he finds folks to take part. After 10 Steve Vines is in with his weekly take on politics and more - and this week the controversy of mainland laws being applied to part of the West Kowloon high-speed rail terminus looms live and loud with democratic heavyweights like Martin Lee wading in. After 11.30 Morning Brew vet Dr David Gething is here with the latest from animal land - today we hear that pet translators are on the horizon - Amazon predicting they'll be selling them sometime soon. Maybe we'll be able to know what our dog or cat is telling us, but do we want that? All will be revealed later this morning. Plus the greatest hits of all time. (9:00am-1pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org )
Good morning. The Fed has left interest rates unchanged following its latest monetary policy meeting and will start reducing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet “relatively soon.” In the markets US stocks have hit new all-time highs and the euro has surged to a 2 and-a-half year high. Shares in Facebook have hit a new record high in after-hours trading after reporting a 71% increase in earnings.
Taiwanese iphone maker Foxconn has announced plans to invest $10 billion in a new manufacturing facility in the US state of Wisconsin that will eventually create up to 13,000 jobs.
Joining today’s Money Talk are Enzio von Pfeil of Odyssey Capital and Patrick Bennett from CIBC. Maurice Lu from Sinopac Futures gives us a view from Taiwan. After 8:30 we examine the state of Chinese manufacturing with Professor Albert Park from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
The IMF earlier this week forecast that India would be one of the fastest growing regions in the world. To give us his outlook for India we’re joined by Naveen Kulkarni, Co-Head of Institutional Equity Research at Phillip Capital in Mumbai. (8am-9am, email to email@example.com)
Backchat is on summer break. We hope you've enjoyed this year's programmes.
Hugh Chiverton and guests will return on September 4th, right after the 8:30am news.
Enjoy your summer.
This week Peter Lewis focuses on commuting in Money Talk Xtra. We look at the costs of buying and running a car. Jimmy Lam talks to a Money Talk Xtra listener who wants to reduce her commuting costs. And in our investment segment, Peter discusses leveraged foreign exchange trading.
As always, we would like to hear from you. Do you have a personal finance issue you would like us to help with on Money Talk Xtra? If so, please Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Also check out our Facebook page - Money Talk Xtra on RTHK Radio 3.(Saturdays, 8.30am-9.00am)
Join journalist Anna Fenton this coming Sunday at 8.30 for another '20 Years On', our in depth look at Hong Kong's ups and downs since July 1st 1997.
On this episode: From the Milkshake Murder to Rurik Jutting, the death of Leslie Cheung, and the scandalous antics of Edison Chen. We recall the events than made news here, and made headlines overseas. (Sundays, 9.30am-1pm)
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